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Polaris® 5-Axis Kinematic Mounts

  • Company: Thorlabs Inc.
  • Type: Optical Mounts
  • X/Y Translation Range: ±2.0 mm
  • Z Translation Range: 3 mm
  • Tip/Tilt Range: ±4°
  • Vacuum Compatible: Yes
  • Cleanroom Compatible: Yes
  • Optic Diameter: Ø1/2"

The POLARIS-K05XY 5-Axis Kinematic Mount for Ø1/2" Optics offers ±4° of tip/tilt adjustment, ±2.0 mm of X/Y travel, and 3 mm of Z translation and is designed to provide easy high-resolution adjustment and long-term alignment stability. The mount features a patent pending flexure preloading mechanism that keeps the translation smooth and repeatable. It is also designed to be compatible with cleanroom and vacuum applications.

The POLARIS-K05XY mount features three 1/4"-100 adjusters for tip/tilt/Z translation and two 3/16"-130 adjusters for X/Y translation. The tip/tilt/Z actuators feature removable knobs and all five actuators have 5/64" (2.0 mm) hex drives. A stainless steel retaining ring (included) is used to hold optics up to 0.20" (5 mm) thick. This mount is also equipped with two engraved X- and Y-axis scales that provide a translation reference with 0.5 mm tick spacing. Post mounting is provided by two #8 (M4) bores at 90°. Similar mounts are available for Ø1" and Ø1.5" optics.
Polaris® 5-Axis Kinematic Mounts

Thorlabs Inc.
43 Sparta Ave.
Newton, NJ 07860
United States
Phone: +1 973-300-3000
Fax: +1 973-300-3600
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